River Butcher is a Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor and writer. Originally from the Midwest, they grew up skateboarding the mean streets of Akron, Ohio. Their blue collar brand of cool has endeared them to audiences nationwide, as they’ve performed standup and appeared on shows such as The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, @Midnight and Conan.
River’s first television series, “Take My Wife” premiered as a critical hit and was reviewed by Vanity Fair, The New York Times, Vulture, IndieWire and countless other outlets. He was a recurring performer on the TruTv series “Adam Ruins Everything,”. Their debut standup album, “Butcher”, and release with Cameron Esposito, “Back To Back: Live” both debuted at number one on iTunes. He was also named one of Variety’s Top Ten Comics To Watch 2017 at the Just For Laughs festival.
River publicly uses he/him, they/them pronouns and identifies as nonbinary trans.